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Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde

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"Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people, by the people, for the people." Democracy 4.8 avg (14 votes)
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught." Education 5.0 avg (19 votes)
"The mind of the thoroughly well-informed man is a dreadful thing. It is like a bric--brac shop, all monsters and dust, with everything priced above its proper value." Education 4.2 avg (6 votes)
"Everyone who is incapable of learning has taken to teaching." Education 2.7 avg (26 votes)
"Skepticism is the beginning of faith." Faith 3.8 avg (13 votes)
"True friends stab you in the front." Friendship 4.7 avg (95 votes)
"Ultimately the bond of all companionship, wheather in marriage or in friendship, is conversation." Friendship, Marriage 4.8 avg (17 votes)
"The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius." Genius 4.2 avg (13 votes)
"I sometimes think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability." God 4.1 avg (21 votes)
"The intellect is not a serious thing, and never has been. It is an instrument on which one plays, that is all." Intelligence 4.7 avg (7 votes)
"Alas, I am dying beyond my means." Life & Death 4.3 avg (9 votes)
"To give and not expect return, that is what lies at the heart of love." Love 4.9 avg (21 votes)
"Life is one fool thing after another where as love is two fool things after each other." Love 4.6 avg (16 votes)
"Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays." Love, Music 4.4 avg (8 votes)
"Where there is no exaggeration there is no love, and where there is no love there is no understanding." Love 4.8 avg (16 votes)
"Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love: it is the faithless who know love's tragedies." Love 4.4 avg (29 votes)
"No man should have a secret from his wife; she invariably finds out." Marriage 4.4 avg (5 votes)
"A man who desires to get married should know either everything or nothing." Marriage 4.8 avg (17 votes)
"Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence." Marriage 4.8 avg (13 votes)
"Men marry because they are tired; women because they are curious. Both are disappointed." Marriage 4.0 avg (10 votes)


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